May 09, 1938---May 11, 2023

Bernadine Hanis 85, of Overland Park, Ks. passed away in McPherson, Ks. on May 11, 2023, surrounded by family. A private family graveside service will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Kansas City Kansas. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to The Strawberry Hill Museum or Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Bernadine was born on May 9, 1938, to Joseph & Josephine (Oblak) Munak in Kansas City, Kansas. She married Charles Hanis on October 5, 1957, who preceded her on Sept. 7, 2012, after 55 years of marriage. She was also preceded by a daughter, Susan Jane, 3 sisters, Margaret Cindric, Mary Jane Stanfield & Virginia Meyers & 1 brother, Edwin J. Munak. After graduating from Bishop Ward High School, she spent most of her working career in the offices of General Electric and Ball’s Food Stores retiring in 2002 to enjoy grandchildren, golfing, gardening and gambling.

Survivors are her three children, Patricia Lynn Wall (Eric), Steven Charles Hanis (Amy) and Laura Ann Wendel (Mark). Her 9 grandchildren: Eric Wall, Landon Wall, Collyn Wall, Whitney Wall, Tyler Hanis, Austin Hanis, Dillon Sarras, Cody Sarras, Alexis Wendel and great granddaughter, Taylen Wall. Also surviving brother, James S. Munak, sister Anita Messer and sister-in law, Cathy Cussen Potts and sister-in-law Pearl Munak.


Lois Saysoff May 14, 2023

Friend ,KANSAS CITY ,Kansas

To the Hanis Family, I loved your Mother as my Mother did. So very sorry for your loss. May she rest in peace.

Michelle Marceau May 14, 2023

Nurse at the cedars ,McPherson ,Kansas

I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your mom. I will always cherish the memories I have with her when I worked with her. She always could make me smile and laugh even on my worst day. Thank you for letting us have a chance at getting to know her.

Angela Wall Decker May 14, 2023

Sister in law ,San Antonio ,Texas

Thinking of you all during this most difficult time. Continued prayers for comfort and peace. Love and hugs

Pat saysoff May 15, 2023

Friend ,Kansas City ,Kansas

So sorry to hear about your mom you guys. So many great memories with your mom and mine. They were a pair!! You guys take care.

Carolyn Breshears May 21, 2023

Friend and Co-Worker ,Kansas City ,Kansas

I just found out today, May 21st that Bernie had passed away. I am so sorry to hear of her passing, I always enjoyed spending time with her with our Retirement Lunch/Gamblers Group, Golfing and back in the day league bowling. Also enjoyed working with Bernadine at Balls Foods before retirement. She was a wonderful woman, wife, mom, and grandmother, always! So sorry for the families loss. Carolyn

Jerri Wall Yeargan Jun 03, 2023

Mother in law to Patti Wall. ,McPherson ,Kansas

Dearest Patti and family, sending love and hugs to you all on this very difficult day. Your mother will be missed forever. She was a fun and loving person.